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Fly by Araby header “Fly” by Araby, Performed at Castell Coch - Cardiff based composer, songwriter and filmmaker Araby recently recorded his song “Fly” at Castell Coch. Araby was joined by friends – and University of South Wales alumni – Ed Hayes, Rosie Bell and Andrew Evans. The musicians performed in different rooms of the castle over a five hour shoot. Explaining how the recording went, he ... more...
Podium Therapies header Commonwealth Athlete to Open Massage Therapy Clinic in Tongwynlais - Former Commonwealth Games athlete Sheree Phelps has moved her massage therapy clinic to Tongwynlais and is preparing for the grand opening. Sheree competed in rifle shooting at the Delhi and Glasgow Commonwealth Games in 2010 and 2014. She follows in the footsteps of her father, grandfather and great grandfather, who all competed for Great Britain ... more...
Art in the castle header Art in the Castle: An Exploration Through Photography by Jon Pountney - “Art in the Castle: An exploration through photography” is the product of three months’ work by photographer Jon Pountney in his role as “Artist in Residence” at Castell Coch. Cadw recently announced details of his launch event this weekend, which includes a zoetrope, camera obscura and some collodion wet plate photography. THIS FRIDAY! My exhibition. ... more...
plan2ride hill climb challenge trophy Photos from the 2016 plan2ride Hill Climb Challenge - Photographer Jonathan North has just published his photos from the 2016 plan2ride Hill Climb Challenge. The overall “King of the Hill” was Head Brewer at Brains Brewery, Bill Dobson. plan2ride King of the Hill 2016 is Bill Dobson. Well done to all the competitors and group winners. #TonCycling pic.twitter.com/D8r44yTqWZ — Tongwynlais.com (@mytongwynlais) June 30, 2016 ... more...
Social Media Roundup June 2016 header Social Media Roundup – June 2016 - June has come and gone. What did you miss? Let’s take a look… Follow @mytongwynlais Our #TongwynlICE campaign continues. Where are all the ice cream vans? Has there been an ice cream van in the village yet this weekend? #TongwynlICE pic.twitter.com/hXbdvdK4EN — Tongwynlais.com (@mytongwynlais) June 5, 2016 Ponies from Maggie’s Voice were at the School ... more...